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Amritsar: Metropolis in Punjab, India
Amritsar, historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is the second-most populous city in the Indian state of Punjab. The city is the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district and is located in the Majha region of Punjab.

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Watch: Golden Temple glitters on Prakash Parv [Video]

Watch: Golden Temple glitters on Prakash Parv

Sri Harimandir Sahib in Amritsar, popularly known as Golden Temple has been lit in colourful lights on the birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev. The reflection of the glittering temple..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:32Published
Guru Nanak Jayanti: PM greets nation, Punjab CM launches development projects [Video]

Guru Nanak Jayanti: PM greets nation, Punjab CM launches development projects

Nation remembered Guru Nanak Dev on his 551st birth anniversary on November 30. Devotees offered prayers at Golden Temple in Amritsar following Covid-19 protocols. People along with their families lit..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:14Published
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: Devotees offer prayers at Golden Temple [Video]

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: Devotees offer prayers at Golden Temple

On the occasion of 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, devotees in Amritsar offered prayers at Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, on November 30. Devotees also took holy dip..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:41Published
Watch: Golden Temple lights up on Prakash Parv [Video]

Watch: Golden Temple lights up on Prakash Parv

Gurudwara Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar, popularly known as Golden Temple, has been lit in colourful lights on the birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev. The reflection of the glittering..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:18Published
Farmers protest: Kisan Mazdoor union all set in Amritsar for tractor rally towards Delhi [Video]

Farmers protest: Kisan Mazdoor union all set in Amritsar for tractor rally towards Delhi

Members of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee in Amritsar all set for their tractor rally on November 27. They are heading towards Delhi by stocking up essentials in trolleys. Large scale protest was..

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Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary: Sikh 'jatha' from India to leave for Pakistan today [Video]

Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary: Sikh 'jatha' from India to leave for Pakistan today

A Sikh 'jatha' from India will leave for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan on November 27. They will leave ahead of the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev's 551st birth anniversary. Sikh 'jatha' will leave..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:15Published
Punjab farmers continue to block tracks even as Railway announces restoration of trains [Video]

Punjab farmers continue to block tracks even as Railway announces restoration of trains

Farmers in Punjab's Amritsar continued their protest against the new farm laws, saying that they will not allow the passenger trains to run, even as Western Railway (WR) announced to restore the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:32Published
As rain showers continue, mercury dips in Amritsar [Video]

As rain showers continue, mercury dips in Amritsar

Heavy rainfall continued in several parts of Amritsar on November 16, which led to dip in temperature. The India Meteorological Department on November 15 had predicted rainfall in Delhi-NCR, Punjab and..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:00Published
Watch: Sikh warriors demonstrate horse riding skills on Bandi Chhor Divas [Video]

Watch: Sikh warriors demonstrate horse riding skills on Bandi Chhor Divas

On the auspicious occasion of Bandi Chhor Divas, Sikh warriors demonstrated their extraordinary skills in horse riding in Amritsar on November 15. Bandi Chhor Divas is celebrated to mark the historical..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:25Published
Watch: Martial arts on Bandi Chhor Divas in Amritsar [Video]

Watch: Martial arts on Bandi Chhor Divas in Amritsar

Sikh warriors performed martial arts on the occasion of Bandi Chhor Divas in Amritsar on Nov 15. They also rode on elephants during martial art performance. Bandi Chhor Divas is celebrated to mark the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:20Published
Bandi Chhor Divas: Devotees offer prayers at Golden Temple [Video]

Bandi Chhor Divas: Devotees offer prayers at Golden Temple

On the auspicious occasion of Bandi Chhor Divas, devotees offered prayers at Golden Temple in Punjab's Amritsar. Devotees also took holy dip in 'Sarovar'. Bandi Chhor Divas is celebrated to mark the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:37Published
Amritsar artist paints portraits of all USA Presidents [Video]

Amritsar artist paints portraits of all USA Presidents

To celebrate Joe Biden's victory in US Presidential elections, Amritsar-based artist painted portraits of all presidents of the United States of America. Starting from George Washington to Joe Biden,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:46Published
328 missing saroops: Sikh organisations stage massive protest in Amritsar [Video]

328 missing saroops: Sikh organisations stage massive protest in Amritsar

Sikh organisations staged a protest march under the aegis of Sri Akal Takht Sahib in Amritsar on November 07. The march was headed to the Golden Temple, over their demand for FIRs against Shiromani..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:31Published

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FCRA registration to Golden temple pathbreaking move: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the the government's decision to allow the Golden Temple in Amritsar to receive foreign funds is a pathbreaking move and it will once again showcase the..
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At least 21 dead after drinking spurious liquor in Punjab's 3 districts, CM orders magisterial probe

The deaths took place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe.
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Why two Bihar cops are stationed outside Navjot Singh Sidhu's Amritsar home for 4 days

For four days, two cops from Bihar have been waiting for the former Punjab minister to sign a piece of paper so they can go back to their home state.
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Kashmiri residents stranded in Pakistan to return via Attari border this week

The Jammu and Kashmir residents who are stranded in Pakistan due to the coronavirus outbreak will return by road via the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab starting June 25, officials said on Monday. The..
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Will accept Khalistan if govt offers it: Akal Takht Jathedar

The Jathedar of Akal Takht (the highest temporal seat of Sikhs) was talking to the media in Amritsar on the 36th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, which was carried out in 1984 to flush out..
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Soon, Delhi to Amritsar in just 4 hours on e-way


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Sarna writes to PM, seeks inclusion of Amritsar in Delhi-Katra Expressway


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UK lays on more flights to evacuate Covid-19 stranded Brits from India

The UK on Thursday announced seven further charter flights to bring over 2,000 stranded British travellers stranded in India due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown back home to the UK.All the new..
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Covid-19: 17 more charter flights to repatriate stranded Brits from India

The latest flights are scheduled for London from Ahmedabad on April 20, 22, 24, 26; from Amritsar on April 21, 23, 25 and 27; from Bangalore (via Ahmedabad) on April 23; from Delhi on April 21, 23, 25..
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UK to send 12 more charter flights to India, including Amritsar, to fly back its nationals

The UK is sending 12 more charter flights to India in the second round between April 13 to 20 to take back its nationals from Amritsar, New Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Bengaluru,..
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Covid-19 lockdown: 20 stuck tourists return to Malaysia from Amritsar


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Delhi resident, 3-yr-old in Kerala among 7 new cases as corona count reaches 46

The number of novel coronavirus cases in India touched 46 on Monday with seven more persons testing positive since Sunday — two in Pune and one each from Kerala’s Ernakulam, Delhi, UP, Amritsar and..
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Coronavirus: 13 Iranian tourists quarantined at Amritsar hotel

The 13 Iranian tourist reached Amritsar on Thursday night, the official added. "They have been quarantined at their hotel rooms," Amritsar civil surgeon Prabhdeep Kaur told over phone. We are..
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PM suggests running trains between Patna Sahib & Amritsar


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Pakistani Hindus, Sikhs in Amritsar hail Modi government for CAA


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Air India set to launch direct flight from Amritsar to Patna starting October 27

To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Air India is to launch a direct flight from Amritsar to Patna starting Oct 27. The flight, operated by the 162-seater A320neo aircraft, will take..
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Devotees throng Golden Temple to celebrate Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das

Guru Ram Das is best known as the founder of the holy city of Amritsar, previously known as Ramdaspur.
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Amritsar train tragedy: A year on, victim's kin protest to seek justice

Hundreds of protesters participated in the march demanding justice and raised slogans against the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's government
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One year of Amritsar train tragedy: Victims' families march on Dussehra to demand justice

Hundreds of protestors participated in the march demanding justice and raised slogans against the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's government.
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Langur-dressed devotees make a beeline in Punjab

Starting with the celebrations of Navratri, a 10-day 'Langur Mela' on Sunday commenced in Punjab's Amritsar which will be concluded on the next of Dussehra. It is believed that parents wish for a child..
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Security up at Pathankot airbase, Amritsar airport

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Another Pakistan drone recovered in Amritsar near India-Pakistan border: Police

The Punjab Police on Friday recovered a Pakistani drone, a second such seizure within three days, at a border village here which was used to airdrop arms and ammunition in Punjab, police said. Earlier,..
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He relished Amritsari kulchas, recommended good eateries to Advani

The city of Golden Temple was his 'nanka' (maternal grandparents' home). “He knew all the eating joints in the walled city,” reminisced BJP politician Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina. Amritsar resident..
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Punjab government starts Operation Clean to end drug issue

A team of police officers has been formed to seize drugs in several parts of Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Mansa, and Amritsar.
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Cops bust Rs 5,000 crore heroin racket with links to Taliban

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NCB launches major crackdown against illegal drug operations in Punjab; posts new team in Amritsar

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